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Estimated Deaths from Earthquakes, 2010

The following table gives the number of people who died in earthquakes in 2010. The magnitude of each earthquake is also shown. Magnitudes listed are moment magnitudes, the newest, most uniformly applicable magnitude scale.

DateRegionMagnitudeNumber
killed
Jan. 12Haiti7.0222,570
Feb. 27Maule region, Chile8.8521
March 8Turkey6.157
April 14Qinghai, China6.92,698
Oct. 25Sumatra, Indonesia7.7435
Source: various